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Charles S. Daniels, Jr.

February 4, 1947 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Charles Daniels, Jr. Obituary

Charles S. Daniels Jr. age 76 of Sunderland, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday January 18th. Charlie leaves behind his two children, son Jon Daniels and his wife Rebecca of Windham, NH, and daughter Lani Parnell and her husband Jay of Holyoke. He leaves his six beloved grandchildren, Tyler Parnell and his wife Allison, Connor Parnell and his girlfriend Ashley, Ryan Parnell, Alyssa, Audra and Isabelle Daniels. He also leaves his sister Elaine LeMay and her family all of New Jersey. Charlie was pre-deceased by his parents Charles S. Daniels Sr. and Evelyn (Hebert) Daniels, as well as his brother David Daniels. Charlie was born February 4, 1947 in Westfield, MA and grew up and attended schools in Chester and Russell. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Westfield State College in 1969 and went on to teach English at Belchertown Jr./Sr. High School for over 30 years. Charlie was an avid cyclist and enthusiast who could be seen cruising the local area on his decked-out Trek bike. In his younger years he was an outdoor sportsman who enjoyed skiing, hiking, camping, canoeing, traveling, photography, race car driving and martial arts- both as a student and an instructor.

Calling hours will be Saturday January 27th from 12-2 PM at Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Donations in Charlie’s memory can be made to Dakin Humane Society in Springfield, MA.

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January 27, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040


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